Overnight Welding- Rankin Campus

Posted by Melanie Boyd on Fri, Mar, 27, 2015 @ 14:03:00 PM

In Career Tech program

 

Multimedia Specialist Melanie Boyd visited the Hinds Rankin Career and Technical building to photograph the overnight welding class that is being offered. This program allows students with full-time jobs, families or other day obligations a chance to get a degree or certification in welding.

 

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The overnight welding class lasts from 12 a.m. to 7 a.m. two nights a week. Instructor Delon Dillon Jr. teaches this class. He was taught welding by his father. 

 

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Dillon believes the overnight welding class offers great career opportunites for students who do have other day obligations. 

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Welding student Willie English

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The class is divided up with some classroom work and then hands on experience with welding. 

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Student Valie Slater had no idea the class he signed up for was an overnight class but after he became adjusted he said the class is fun and very informative. 

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Student Valie Slater had no idea the class he signed up for was an overnight class but after he became adjusted he said the class is fun and very informative.

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Dillon is also a Hinds graduate, earning his associate degree in the field of welding in 1986. 

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"I still love welding after 32 years, and I enjoy teaching you men and women in the field of welding!" - Delon Dillon. 

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